At the onset of UFC 251 has been the hype about Fight Island. UFC President Dana White has put together a spectacular venue and event. Most important of all the Preliminary Card is free of charge on ESPN. Four bouts are on the UFC betting board for the Preliminary Card. In particular two stand out for their potential parity. Elizeu Dos Santos will face Muslim Salikhov in welterweight action. While Makwan Amirkhani faces Danny Henry in a featherweight matchup.
UFC 251 Preliminary Card Betting Information
|Date and Time:||Saturday, July 11, 2020, 8 p.m. ET|
|Location:||UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|UFC 251 Preliminary Card TV Coverage:||ESPN|
UFC 251 Preliminary Card Odds
|Volkan Oezdemir vs. Jiri Prochazka||-155 / +135|
|Elizeu Dos Santos vs. Muslim Salikhov||-105 / -115|
|Makwan Amirkhani vs. Danny Henry||-190 / +165|
|Leonardo Santos vs. Roman Bogatov||-185 / +160|
Elizeu Dos Santos vs. Muslim Salikhov – Welterweight Bout
With just two losses in the last seven years, Elizeu Dos Santos brings considerable online wagering credibility. The native of Brazil is 33 years old and fights out of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil. Specifically, he stands at five feet, 11 inches tall with a reach of 73 inches and leg reach of 41 inches. Dos Santos has a career record of 22 wins and six losses. In sum, he has 14 knockouts, three submissions, and five decision wins. His losses were one knockout, two submissions, and three decisions.
The last time out for Dos Santos was on March 14, 2020, at UFC Fight Night. Alexey Kunchenko was defeated in a three-round unanimous decision. Brasilia, Brazil was the venue for a backyard win. August 31 was a rare loss for Dos Santos at another UFC Fight Night. China was the venue was Li Jingliang was the winner of a third-round technical knockout.
Muslim Salikhov is 36 years old and a native of the now-defunct Soviet Union. He resides in Buynaksk, Russia. Also known as “The King of Kung Fu” Salikhov stands at five feet, 11 inches tall. He has a reach of 70 inches and a leg reach of 41 inches. Salikhov has a career record of 16 wins and two losses. Overall, he has 12 knockouts, two submissions, and two decisions win. His two losses were both by submission.
The account of October 26, 2019, was Salikhov’s last fight. It was a fight night event from Singapore. Salikhov scored a three-round unanimous decision win over Laureano Staropoli. And then on September 7, 2019, Salikhov faced Nordine Taleb at UFC 242. Abu Dhabi was the venue. Salikhov was the winner with a first-round knockout punch.
Makwan Amirkhani vs. Danny Henry – Featherweight Bout
Makwan Amirkhani has a career record of 15 wins and four losses with the UFC Betting odds. Accordingly, he has one knockout, 10 submissions, and four decision wins. Amirkhani is 31 years old and a native of Iran that resides in Turku. Finland. He stands at five feet, 10 inches tall with a reach of 72 inches and a leg reach of 41 inches. Of course, Amirkhani is best known for knocking out Andy Ogle eight seconds into their fight.
Late on Amirkhani has split his most recent four bouts. November 2, 2019, was a third-round technical knockout loss to Shane Burgos. UFC 244 in New York City was the venue. And yet on June 1, 2019, Amirkhani scored a second-round submission choke win over Chris Fishgold. UFC Fight Night from Stockholm Sweden was the event.
Danny Henry is 31 years old and a native of Scotland where he still resides in Edinburgh. Concurrently Henry stands at six feet tall with a reach of 73 inches and leg reach of 40 inches. To summarize Henry has a career record of 12-3. He has five knockouts, five submissions, and two decision wins. His losses were one by submission and two by decision.
Last time out was a first-round submission choke loss to Dan Ige on March 16, 2019. UFC Fight Night from London was the event.
UFC 251 Preliminary Card Picks: Muslim Salikhov and Makwan Amirkhani